DEC. 10—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host their Business Program Series from 12:15-1 p.m. at the Downtown and Business branch, 612 Smithfield St. The topic is “Census 2010: stand Up And Be Counted!” Benita M. Johnson, partnership specialist for the U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2010, will be the presenter and will discuss why it is critical for every resident in one’s area to be counted and how to help one’s community achieve this goal. Results are the basis for federal, state and local funding. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-281-7141.
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DEC. 17—The U.S. Small Business Administration will host an 8(a) and HUBZone Certification & Contracting workshop from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Riverside Center for Innovation, 700 River Ave., 1st floor Conference Room, North Side. MBE/WBE and veteran-owned businesses are encouraged to attend. The event is free and open to the public. Registration is requested. For more information, call Marisa Fentzel at 412-395-6560, ext. 109.
DEC. 17—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host their Business Program Series from 12:15-1 p.m. at the Downtown & Business branch, 612 Smithfield St. The topic is “Addicted to Cheap Shopping? Why the Real Cost of Goods Keeps Going Down!” A 61-minute videodisc will take a meaningful look at the economics behind the inexpensive goods for sale in big-box stores and malls. It discusses the Walmart effect, the no-frills philosophy of IKEA and the triumphs and woes of China in its role as the manufacturer for the world. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-281-7141.
DEC. 17—Jessica Lee will host “Entrepreneurial Thursdays” from 5:30-8 p.m. at Little E’s, 949 Liberty Ave., Downtown. This is a professional networking event with live jazz/R&B music. There is a $10 cover charge with a full bar and dinner selections. Business casual is the attire. No jeans or tennis shoes. For more information, call Sandy Marshall at 412-802-6780 or visit www.jessicaleesong.com.
DEC. 19—Hosanna House will host a Community Marketplace from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at 807 Wallace Ave., Wilkinsburg. The Marketplace is to develop a venue where people bring their families to visit and be entertained while shopping and networking. The marketplace creates an opportunity for economic development and cultural exchange. Call 412-243-7711.
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